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Date PostedNovember 23, 2015

Vic Employers Urged to Prioritise Safety

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Source: SafetyCulture.com.au

WorkSafe Victoria is calling on employers to ensure the health and safety of their employees after 5 workers lost their lives on the job in the state, in recent weeks.

Marnie Williams, WorkSafe Executive Director of Health and Safety reminded employers that all workers should be able to return home safely at the end of the day after 5 families lost loved ones in just 9 days.

In the lead up to Christmas, a time normally marked by workplace accidents Williams urged employers to be vigilant and keep workers safe.

The latest fatality involved a 64-year-old contractor was killed in an explosion at a housing development site at Harkaway in Melbourne’s outer east.

 

Source: http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/11/victorian-employers-urged-make-safety-priority-following-recent-work-related-deaths/#.VknWpnYrLIU

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